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March 17, 2020
The authors present a minimally invasive approach to surgical pulmonary embolectomy through a left anterior minithoracotomy using peripheral cardiopulmonary bypass that they have found to be safe and reproducible for surgeons around the world.
March 9, 2020
The authors present a video highlighting the surgical details of a modified button-Bentall operation specifically designed to incorporate any type of prosthetic valve in composite conduit aortic root replacement.
March 5, 2020
During his 25-year practice, Konstandinos A. Plestis has performed over 1,200 aortic operations and shares his hints and tips in this video.
February 11, 2020
In this video, the authors demonstrate a modified Manouguian aortoplasty in patients with 16 mm aortic annuli.
January 20, 2020
In this video, the authors demonstrate the first rib resection technique by videothoracoscopy.
November 26, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate a nonclamping technique for ascending aortic graft kinking using a simulation model.
November 18, 2019
Dr Om P. Yadava and Professor Rui Almeida discuss the reasons for a lack of trainee interest in the specialty of cardiovascular surgery, and the steps that the Brazilian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery has taken to address this issue.
June 27, 2019
This video explores the decision-making models currently used in healthcare, offering an introduction to the optimal way of matching these models to the context toward the goal of improved patient outcomes.
June 26, 2019
This Nontechnical Skills in Cardiothoracic Surgery series from Guest Editor Professor Jean-Marc Baste highlights the importance of skills that are critical for leading cardiothoracic surgical teams effectively.
June 17, 2019
This article reports a clinical case of fatal blunt subclavian artery injury with profound hemorrhagic shock that was treated successfully by aggressive resuscitation associated with urgent thoracotomy.